Synopsis by Mark Deming
Renowned tenor Placido Domingo leads the cast of this 1972 production of Giuseppe Verdi's grand opera Aida, staged by the La Scala Opera Company. Released as an audio-only DVD, this recording captures Domingo at the height of his abilities in Verdi's tale of love and war in ancient Egypt. The supporting cast includes Piero Cappuccilli, Martina Arroyo, and Fiorenza Cossotto; Claudio Abbado leads the orchestra.
jealousy, patriotism, princess, slavery, war-atrocities, warrior